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Members of Brooklyn congressional delegation had strong, and negative, reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday in the so-called Hobby Lobby case. … Full Article

Grimm: Never mind Christie, what about Obama?

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New York City’s lone Republican congressman was quick to come to the defense of fellow GOPer Chris Christie after the embattled New Jersey governor held a press conference Thursday to answer tough questions about the so-called “Bridge-gate” scandal that is threatening to upend his president … Full Article

Senate ready to OK Brooklyn native Yellen to lead Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared ready Monday to confirm Janet Yellen as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank's efforts to spur the economy with low interest rates and massive  … Full Article

Maloney wages fight to establish women’s history museum in Washington

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Women are woefully under-represented when it comes to listing the accomplishments of great Americans in history books, according to U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Grimm welcomes Lech Walesa to Capitol Hill

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Capitol Hill isn’t known as the film capitol of the U.S., but for one night it was. … Full Article

Schumer, Grimm criticize Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, and Republican-Conservative U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm rarely agree on issues. … Full Article

Cheesecake! Flesh-pressing Obama, in Downtown Brooklyn, keeps his eye on the pie

In Brooklyn to visit an extraordinary Prospect Heights high school on Friday, President Barack Obama entered campaign mode, swinging through Downtown Brooklyn with Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. … Full Article

Grimm joined bipartisan group to reopen government

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New York City’s only Republican in congress said he reached across the aisle to work with Democrats to help resolve the three-week-long impasse in Washington and get the federal government reopened. … Full Article

New Fed head Janet Yellen is a Brooklyn girl

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve vice chair Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the nation's central bank, the White House said Tuesday. … Full Article

Grimm fends off attacks from left on government shutdown

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As the federal government shutdown began on Tuesday, US Rep. Michael Grimm, the lone Republican in New York City’s congressional delegation, was hit with sharp criticism from the left over his vote to keep the government running at the expense of the Affordable Care Act. … Full Article
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